Adjustment: theory, research, and personal applications

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Brooks/Cole Pub. Co., Jan 1, 1989 - Psychology - 606 pages
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Contents

CONTENTS
19
Learning Theory
45
The Growth Theorists Approach
51
Can Ideal Personality Characteristics Be Determined
63
Freedom and Determinism
78
Beliefs About Personal Control
88
SelfControl
98
Doing What You Want to
108
Other Changes From Childhood to Old Age
297
Summary
305
Interpersonal Attraction
328
Professional Help
337
Intimate Relationships
348
Marriage
355
Divorce
364
Recommended Reading
370

Eight Steps to SelfControl
114
Techniques of SelfControl
121
Practice in Constructing SelfControl Projects
130
PORTABLE SKILL 4 Designing and Implementing
136
Controlling
142
Theories of Emotion
157
Summary
171
Getting Along With Yourself
180
Being Male Being Female
189
SelfEsteem
197
Summary
205
The Need for Achievement
221
Rewards Punishments and Intrinsic Motivation
228
Summary
236
Other Forms of SelfDeception
252
Is SelfDeception Inevitable?
262
Implications of This Chapter
268
When Are You Grown
278
Developmental Stage Theories
285
ChildRearing Practices and the WellFunctioning
291
Sexual Relationships
378
Sex Research
384
Sexual Dysfunctions
395
Homosexuality
406
PORTABLE SKILL 12 Improving Your Sex Life
412
Democratic Values
416
Prejudice and Discrimination
426
Helping Those in Need
434
Recommended Reading
441
Psychology and a More Desirable Society
448
Solutions to Social Problems
460
Who Controls the Controllers?
469
Major Patterns of Psychopathology
485
Theories of Psychopathology
493
Recommended Reading
499
Summary
510
References
553
Author Index
597
Subject Index
603
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